Wyomissing, PA
Crime Rates


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Wyomissing, PA crime analytics

The crime rate in Wyomissing is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 40 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Wyomissing is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Wyomissing is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Wyomissing has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Wyomissing to other communities of similar population, then Wyomissing crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Wyomissing does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Wyomissing does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Wyomissing.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wyomissing's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Wyomissing is one in 952.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Wyomissing is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Wyomissing, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Wyomissing Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Wyomissing Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Wyomissing 1.05
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 952

in Wyomissing

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Population: 10,469
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 5 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.48 0.57
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Wyomissing 39.26
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Wyomissing

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Wyomissing Property CRIMES
Population: 10,469
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 386 12
Rate per 1,000 1.24 36.87 1.15
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Wyomissing Crimes Per Square Mile

Wyomissing 94
Pennsylvania 51